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On a balmy January night this year, 5,116 people were counted as being homeless in the Denver metro area. In Jefferson County, 394 homeless individuals were counted. The annual Point in Time (PIT) survey is conducted on a January night across … more
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform all Jeffco residents on Colorado law regarding fireworks usage in unincorporated areas of the county. It is illegal to sell, use or possess non-permissible fireworks in the entire … more
Cindy Jaye, a public services manager with the Jefferson County Public Library, loves to read because she loves stories. “I love the places I get to go, and the people I get to meet through stories,” she said. And she’s not alone. So … more
Mike Pondell is number 59. The red number counter above the Wheat Ridge Building Permit Department desk has been stuck at 58 for more than an hour after a credit card machine broke down and brought the line to a halt. Pondell arrived at Wheat … more
Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just … more
Twelve individuals and groups were awarded a Wayne Carle Award for Outstanding Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion in Jefferson County Public Schools and recognized at the Board of Education meeting Thursday, June 1. The award’s namesake, … more
Like many high school students, Lakewood graduate Robert Reese was looking forward to saving some money with a summer job before starting college in the fall. But his plans changed on May 8, when a hailstorm pummeled the West Jefferson County … more
In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more
Over cups of coffee, hash browns and some bacon, a room full of interested citizens got to learn a bit more about Adams and Jefferson counties. The Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “State of the Counties” breakfast on May 19 at … more
Dr. Jason Glass will be the next superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools per a unanimous vote of approval by the Jeffco Board of Education on May 16. “I am tremendously honored and humbled to be the superintendent of Jeffco Public … more
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